CHILD & YOUTH PROGRAMS
At the Y, we value equitable and accessible recreation for all. With all our programs, you can feel supported in creating healthy habits, as we look after your little ones! We offer programs for children and youth ages 0-12 years old!
Child and Teen Access and Participation PolicyRead the Policy
Y childminding programs require a parent/guardian remain in the building at all times. Both the child and parent/guardian must be Y members. No reservation required – first come first serve. Child members are able to participate up to 90 minutes once per day.View the Childminding Member Guidelines
PLAYCARE 0-5 YEARS and Kids Club 6-9 years
We believe that exercising is a part of healthy living; however it can be hard to find time to stay fit when caring for young children. Our childminding services support you while you participate in a group fitness class or engage in your own individual workout or swim program. Playcare ages 0-5. Kids Club ages 6-9.
CHILDREN’S RECREATION PROGRAMS
Y children’s recreation programs do not require a parent/guardian to remain in the building. Children must have an active Y membership to participate. Adults are required to sign child(ren) in and out of programs. Children must be toilet trained. Programs unless otherwise stated are drop in on a first come first serve basis.
The list below are programs that are currently offered at either the Downtown Y or Westhills Y locations. Check the online calendar for current program offerings.
Y Social 5-12yrs
Let’s get social! Join us for a night of fun and excitement with your peers! Kids will play get-to-know-you style games, connect through mutual interests, and grow their sense of community. Come meet your neighbors at the Y!
Active Games 5-12yrs
Ready, set, go! It’s time to laugh, play and make new friends. Our Active Games program gives kids the chance to learn the art of team building and cooperation through a variety of fun, energetic, and easy-to-learn activities.
Creative Play 5-12yrs
Time to let your imagination run wild! Participants explore their creative side through activities such as drama, art, games, circle time and more.
Discovery Club 5-12 yrs
Join in on the fun and meet new friends during Discovery Club! Here, kids will discover our daily themed activities to help get them moving and learning through active games, crafts, team building, and more! Note: program runs during Winter|Spring|Summer break
Youth Leadership Program (YLP)
YLP is our program designed to provide youth with learning opportunities focused on building their capacity to lead others, consistent with the mission and values of the YMCA. During this program, youth will participate in age-appropriate activities to acquire important leadership skills and values, as well as gain self-confidence and real volunteer experience. Ages 10-12.Check Online for Upcoming Courses or Register Now
Family programs are designed so that all ages can attend and enjoy recreation time together. All family members must hold an active Y membership and are required to stay in the program for all family programs.
Family Playground with Bounce House
We have fun gym activities for the whole family and our bounce house for the kids. Don’t forget to bring your socks to wear inside the bounce house. We hope to see you there! Parents are asked to stay and enjoy this program with their children.
Family Playground All Ages
Bring the whole family to our indoor family playground! Play, run and explore while meeting other families in the community. Parents are asked to stay and enjoy this program with their children.